Midway Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 7570

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 9

Theatrical Release Date: 11/08/2019

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/18/2020

Language: English

Genre: Action, Drama

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Roland Emmerich

Actors: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Darren Criss, Dennis Quaid, Nick Jonas

Plot: Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States officially entered WWII. The Battle of Midway, between the U.S. Navy and Japanese Imperial fleet was one of the most pivotal battles of the War in the Pacific and is recounted through the eyes and accounts of the leaders and sailors who experienced it first hand. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/18/2020

I know when I think of Roland Emmerich, I think of big, bombastic world-ending, special-effects laden films. Explosions. Aliens. Climate change. And, yes, Emmerich has done war before - but I'm not going to lie, I was not a fan of The Patriot. Thus, going into Midway, I was expecting something along the lines of Pearl Harbor (great effects, weak story) as opposed to, say, Saving Private Ryan (great effects, better story). Yet Midway managed to exceed my expectations - it still has Emmerich's flair for style, but still has plenty of substance to go along with it.

Much of this is due to some good casting. Ed Skrein is a standout as Dick Best - who starts out as a cocky pilot but evolves into a much more compelling character, especially as he is given more responsibility as the cost of …

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